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Ava Sandberg

Bat Mitzvah



Ava Sandberg will become a bat mitzvah on Saturday, June 11, at 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. Ava is the child of Judy and Eric Sandberg, the sibling of Gabby and Bella Sandberg, and the grandchild of Edith Sandberg of Walnut Creek, Calif., and Mary Green of Pleasanton, Cali…

Anabel Hollis

Bat Mitzvah







Anabel Hollis will become a bat mitzvah on Saturday, June 11, at 11 a.m. at The Temple. She was born June 8, 2009, in Gallatin, Tenn., to Ashley and Jeff Hollis.  Her grandparents are Linda and Gary Johnson of Maryville, Tenn., and Lane and Joe Hollis of Fernan…

Kenneth Anchor

Mazel Tov

Dr. Kenneth Anchor was the recipient of The Presidential Award from the American Board of Vocational Experts (ABVE) at the 2022 annual convention in Tampa as Founder of ABVE, a multidisciplinary credentialing organization, 40 years ago. One of his five books, The Disability Analysis Handboo…

Abe Lasher

Bar Mitzvah




Stephen “Abe” Abraham Lasher will become a bar mitzvah on Saturday, June 4,at 11 a.m. at The Temple. He was born Dec. 5, 2008, in San Francisco to Melissa and Andrew Lasher.  His grandparents are Ellen and Barry Wagenberg of Livingston, N.J., Patricia Lasher and Richar…

Emma Bowen

Bat Mitzvah





Emma Bowen, will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, May 28, at 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. Emma is the daughter of Andy and Erica Bowen and is the grandchild of Bill and Diane Stecker of Plantation, Fla., Michael Bowen of Atlanta, Ga., and Charlie and Robyn Edwards of…

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